Follow Friday #12

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Alison Can Read Feature & Follow

Feature & Follow is a weekly meme hosted by Parajunkee's View and Alison Can Read!

Q: What is your guilty pleasure as far as reading? Is it a genre, or is it a certain type of book?

I don't really have many guilty pleasures pertaining to books - thankfully - but I will say that the ONLY time I do feel guilt (more like utter shamefulness) is if I'm reading a particularly romantic scene while being out in public. If the scene is especially *clears throat* passionate and I'm in some place like school... I feel like the most awkward person in the world. And the bad part about it is the fact that I don't stop reading; I refuse to do so. I'll continue reading about these "suggestive" situations right in the middle of class, and then it feels like everyone suddenly becomes so interested in what you're reading, i.e. PARANOIA SUCKS!

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Carmen Shaw


Carmen N. Shaw is currently a biology major at Georgia State University. She is the owner and developer of the book blog, Understanding Carmen's Story.


  1. LOL! Yes, it's not so much guiltiness but the utter shameful-shamelessness of reading those type of books out in public and not stopping.
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  2. hahah i know exactly what you're talking about :P I often start to notice people looking at me. i mean obviously people look at you all the time, they might pay you fleeting glances as they look around, but at that moment i feel like they know what i'm reading and that's why they're looking at me :P I agree, paranoia sucks :P

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  3. I can totally relate to that :))

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  4. LOL that is kind of awkward! I always look over my shoulder sketchily because I do NOT want anyone reading that behind me while I am reading it! Like, in the backseat of a car with two other people - I can't read those kinds of scenes there! :)

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  5. LOL!! Those scenes are designed to pull you in and make you forget about everything around you, that is why those scenes are read at home when everyone else is sleeping. 'dont want them to hear my heavy breathing. haha!

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  6. I totally agree. It always feels that people are watching what you're reading when you're reading a book with a HOT cover! :)

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  7. Lol, picturing that is so hysterical. I love when people suddenly become interested at the worst moments!

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  8. Haha great answer!

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  9. Haha, I always get like that when reading a love scene. I usually read romances, so it happens far too often!
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